12Jul Shared Communion forbidden at Glenstal conference

John Cooney details Mark Patrick Hederman's efforts to arrange an interfaith Communion Service to mark the Glenstal Ecumenical Conference's 50th anniversary, and Archbishop Clifford's refusal to give permission.

12Jul Compulsory celibacy is inhumane, but a married clergy won’t solve all problems either

Cathy Swift questions Brendan Hoban's contention that a married clergy will ease the vocation shortage

12Jul Why Bono is the focus of begrudgery in Ireland

Brendan Hoban finds an element of envy in the Irish character, which he sees clearly visible in Harry Browne's recent book on Bono (article first published in the Western People).

12Jul 12 July, 2013. Friday of the Fourteenth Week

Tears of Emotion